Embolization of Bleeding Pulmonary Arterial Pseudoaneurysm in a Woman with Infective Endocarditis.

We describe a case of bleeding PAP in a young drug-addicted woman with tricuspid annuloplasty following infective endocarditis, which was promptly identified by computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) and successfully treated using coil embolization. Perfusion scintigraphy at 30 days confirmed the safety of endovascular treatment. PMID: 29630872 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann Thorac Surg Source Type: research

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